- Idiom – Dragged through a hedge backwards or Pulled through a hedge backwards
- Meaning – to look like you’ve been dragged through a hedge backwards is to look very messy, especially with untidy hair.
- A hedge is a a fence or boundary formed by bushes or shrubs.
When could you use this idiom?
- You are having a bad hair day.
- A friend has just woken up and looks a mess.
- The wind has messed your hair up.
- Your colleague has come to work looking untidy.
- “Look at the state of Peter. His hair is a mess and his clothes are all over the place. Peter looks like he’s been dragged through a hedge backwards!”
- Is there an idiom like this in your country?
What is an idiom?
An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally. An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its individual words, but has a separate meaning of its own.